An Executive Assistant earns an average salary of C$48,875 per year.
Executive Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$35,711 - C$63,903
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$48,874
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Executive Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$13.91 - C$28.39
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$19.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Salary
C$35,711 - C$63,903  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,045  
Profit Sharing
C$353.14 - C$5,101  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$10,094  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$34,705 - C$65,942  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,851
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$13.91 - C$28.39  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.00 - C$11.56  
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$42.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,045  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$10,094  
Profit Sharing
C$353.14 - C$5,101  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$34,705 - C$65,942  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,851
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Executive Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?
Executive Assistant in Ottawa:
"Work-Life Balance."
Pros: I like the flexibility that may job allows as well as how my company's values and complement many of my own.
Cons: It can be challenging to hold a position that requires the constant shifting of priorities.
Executive Assistant in Toronto:
"Do What You Do"
Pros: This job is perfect for growth. I am given a lot of responsibility and leeway. I have the opportunity to research new things and the experience is invaluable.
Cons: The job can be very boring, and the office isn't great. But it's great to have a job, and everyone has to start at the bottom.
Executive Assistant in Toronto:
Pros: I really enjoy my job everyday is different and it present many challenges that I love to solve. It is also a very rewarding place to work!
Cons: Work could become monotonous.
Executive Assistant in Calgary:
"The good and bad of it all"
Pros: Helping out, solving issues, booking calendars, investigating, gathering information, meeting clients, phone conversations with clients, preparing files, word, creating documents, administrating, flexibility.
Cons: Insurance summaries, Excel, deadlines, underwriting, stress.
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Experience Affects Executive Assistant Salaries

National Average
C$49,000

Skills That Affect Executive Assistant Salaries

Event Planning
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Office Management
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Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Scheduling
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Administration
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Organizing
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Office Administration
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National Average
C$49,000
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 1011 votes.
Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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